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At 1Source we leverage technology in a disciplined, innovative manner to add significant value to relationships with our clients, prospective customers, suppliers and employees. As a growing, $8 million, 25-employee, B2B distributor of essential goods and services we use technology to excel in an incredibly-crowded field of 20,000+ competitors, including multi-billion dollar Staples and OfficeMax/Office Depot, among others. We provide clients with highly-competitive pricing on a wide array of products including Office Products, Furniture, Janitorial/Facility Supplies and Technology Products through facilities in Minneapolis and Memphis. The overwhelming majority of our clients use our robust B2B ordering platform and eCommerce tools to efficiently search for products, reduce costs, consolidate their vendor base, place orders, analyze ordering history and engage our company on a 24/7 basis. Our technological capabilities and network of manufacturers/wholesalers allow us to provide products to 95% of the U.S. population. Technology allows us to provide next-day delivery with industry-leading order accuracy and fill rates. We use video conferencing and webinars to make geography irrelevant to our internal and external customers, deploying talent and resources instantaneously when and where needed. We effectively leverage technology to level the playing field with our much-larger competitors. Technology allows our mid-market and Fortune 500 clients to enjoy the “Best of Both Worlds”, in that we offer them our responsive, flexible, customer-focused culture as well as world class technologies, outstanding product selection, competitive pricing and nationwide distribution capabilities.